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Court Examines the Impact of Retirement in Alimony Termination Case

Alimony is a post-divorce remedy that consists of a monthly payment from one spouse to the other that begins upon the entry of a divorce decree. If alimony is being paid pursuant to a provision in the parties’ property settlement agreement that is thereafter incorporated but not merged with the divorce decree divorcing the parties, the alimony pa...

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AAML Opposition to Repeal of the Alimony Tax Deduction

We blogged recently about the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act which, in part, eliminates the tax consequences of alimony. To briefly recap, alimony is tax-deductible to the payor and taxable as income to the recipient under the current tax laws. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, however, revises the tax code to completely eliminate a payor’s ability to ded...

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Marital Property Versus Non-Marital Property

Absent a prenuptial agreement, the definition of marital property is an item acquired by either spouse during the course of the marriage. Therefore, any property that was purchased and/or owned by a spouse prior to the parties’ date of marriage would constitute pre-marital property and any property that was purchased after the parties’ da...

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Social Security Benefits and the Modification of Alimony

In Pennsylvania, alimony paid pursuant to a court order is modifiable upon a showing of substantial and continuing changed circumstances. This differs from alimony provisions contained in an out-of-court agreement that is incorporated into a divorce decree. In such an instance the alimony provision is governed by the terms of the contract and may o...

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What Is Included In The Marital Estate In A Divorce In Pennsylvania?

Divorce lawyers, Robert Whitelaw and Samantha Evian, discuss what is included in the marital estate in a divorce in Pennsylvania.

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Dividing The Marital Estate In A Pennsylvania Divorce.

PA divorce attorneys, Michael E. Bertin and Samantha J. Evian, explain how the marital estate is divided in a Pennsylvania divorce.  

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How Is The Marital Residence Handled In A Pennsylvania Divorce?

Divorce attorneys, Cara Boyanowski and Samantha Evian, explain how the marital residence is handled in a Pennsylvania divorce.

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What Happens to Our Marital Home When We Divorce?

In this video, Shari Veisblatt explains the possible options you and your spouse have when determining what should happen to your home during a divorce.

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Meeting With Your Camden County Divorce Attorney: What to Bring?

In this video, Amanda Figland discusses how to prepare for a meeting with your divorce attorney by outlining the types of questions to ask yourself.

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How are Retirement Accounts Divided in a Divorce?

In New Jersey, a vehicle used to divide assets is a qualified domestic relations order, or QDRO. In this video, our divorce attorneys discuss the process of drafting a QDRO and the steps involved to make sure it is executed properly.

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